A- A A+
Last Updated : Aug 7 2020 6:26AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
India expects China to work for full restoration of peace & tranquillity in border areas            New Delhi asserts Islamabad needs to provide unhindered & unimpeded consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav            Very low Coronavirus cases & deaths per million recorded in country due to Proactive response: Health Minister            Total Covid-19 recoveries in country surpass 13 lakh mark            First Kisan Special Parcel Train to start from tomorrow           

National News

Jan 16, 2020
8:59AM

Gaganyaan space astronauts training to start this month: Dr Jitendra Singh

@DrJitendraSingh
The training of the astronauts for India's first human space mission Gaganyaan will start from this month. Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh said this in New Delhi yesterday.

He said, four astronauts have been identified for the mission and the training of the astronauts will take place in Russia. The Minister said, after 11 months of training in Russia, the astronauts will receive module specific training in India.

AIR correspondent reports that the first Indian to go into space was Rakesh Sharma in 1984 but the spacecraft in which he went was not Indian. Gaganyaan will be the first - ever human space mission conceived and developed in India, as a distinct illustration of the Prime Minister’s Make in India vision.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 6 (Aug) Midday News 6 (Aug) Evening News 6 (Aug) Hourly 7 (Aug) (0610hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 6 (Aug) दोपहर समाचार 6 (Aug) समाचार संध्या 6 (Aug) प्रति घंटा समाचार 7 (Aug) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 6 (Aug) Khabrein(Day) 6 (Aug) Khabrein(Eve) 6 (Aug)
Aaj Savere 6 (Aug) Parikrama 6 (Aug)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 6 (Aug) Samayki 6 (Aug) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 6 (Aug) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 6 (Aug) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 1 (Aug)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)